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More to Google Offers Than Meets the Eye? More to Google Offers Than Meets the Eye?
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Let me take you back to the beginning of the year for a minute. Groupon had recently turned down a buyout offer from Google reported at around $6 billion. Everyone was wondering what Google’s next move was going to be. …

Compete: Comparing Our Data to Google Analytics is Apples and Oranges Compete: Comparing Our Data to Google Analytics is Apples and Oranges

Compete, as you may know, provides analytics tools, and shows website traffic data on things like unique visitors, pageviews, visits, etc. The data is sometimes compared to Google analytics, and often tells a different story. We reached out to Compete …

Call of Duty Elite Hits Two Million Signups in Two Weeks Call of Duty Elite Hits Two Million Signups in Two Weeks

The giant upcoming social network for gamers called Call of Duty: Elite will officially kick off the same time as the upcoming COD installment Modern Warfare 3, November 8th. But the service wants feedback from players to help polish off …

Google Launches My Places Tab on Google Maps Google Launches My Places Tab on Google Maps
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Google announced the launch of a new tab on Google Maps, called “My Places,” which gives users a place where they can see the places they’ve starred on Google Maps, rated on Google Places or added to a customized map …

Righthaven Complaint Dismissed in Key Case Righthaven Complaint Dismissed in Key Case
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Righthaven, the company often referred to as a “copyright troll,” which has essentially made a business out of suing bloggers and media outlets over alleged copyright infringement, was dealt a big blow by a Las Vegas judge, who dismissed a …

Facebook Photo Sharing App Coming Soon? Facebook Photo Sharing App Coming Soon?
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It appears Facebook may want users to do more with photos, as leaked images and documents suggest that the social network is on the verge of unveiling its own photo sharing app for the iPhone. TechCrunch has obtained “roughly 50 …

25 Ways to Get Another Site to Link to Yours 25 Ways to Get Another Site to Link to Yours
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This guest post was co-authored by Ken McGaffin and Susan Payton There are many ways to get other sites to link to yours, which helps in boosting your ranking on search engines. Here are 25 link-building methods you can use …

Google Launches New Tools for Display Network Advertisers Google Launches New Tools for Display Network Advertisers
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Google announced some new tools for the Google Display Network, which it says will give users better measurement, transparency, and value for display campaigns. One feature is Relative CTR, which shows you how your ads perform relative to other ads …

Steve Jobs Comic Book Photos Released Steve Jobs Comic Book Photos Released
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Earlier this week we heard that the Steve Jobs Comic Book biography will be hitting shelves in August. The bio, which will look at Jobs from infancy to his place as Apple head-honcho will be entitled “Steve Jobs: Co-Founder of …

Google Illustrates How Mobile Search is Growing Google Illustrates How Mobile Search is Growing

Google held an Inside Search event in San Francisco today, where it unveiled several new search features, including Voice Search for the desktop, Search by Image (based on Google Goggles) for the desktop, Instant Pages, and some new mobile features, …

D.J. Tanner Tweets Return to the Full House D.J. Tanner Tweets Return to the Full House

Something about this just feels so right. Candace Cameron Bure (formerly just Candace Cameron) thrilled the hearts of 80s kids everywhere yesterday evening when she began Tweeting about her first visit to the Full House houses, where the famous intro …

Ashton Kutcher, Demi Moore Criticize Media Fascination with Palin Emails Ashton Kutcher, Demi Moore Criticize Media Fascination with Palin Emails
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On Friday, a two-year-old request to release the emails of former VP candidate Sarah Palin while she was Governor of Alaska was finally granted. Many members of the mainstream media descended upon Juneau to collect the emails, which were distributed …

Google Intros New Mobile Search Features Google Intros New Mobile Search Features
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Google had several announcements today at its Inside Search event. Some of them brought features that have been available on mobile to the desktop (such as Google Goggles and Voice Search). Google also revealed some new mobile features. For one, …

Google Announces Instant Pages, Loads Results Before You Click Google Announces Instant Pages, Loads Results Before You Click
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Google made several big search announcements today, including Voice Search for the desktop and Search by Image for the desktop (like Google Goggles on mobile). They also announced a couple new “instant’ features. For one, at its Inside Search event, …

Google Launches Search By Image Google Launches Search By Image
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Google announced the launch of a new image search feature today, which actually lets you search by an image itself, rather than text. Like voice search, this has been available on mobile for some time (via Google Goggles), but now …

Google Launches Voice Search for Desktop Google Launches Voice Search for Desktop

Google has had voice search available for mobile for quite some time, but today at its Inside Search event, the company announced that it is bringing it to the desktop as well. To use the feature, you will click a …

Every 3D Movie Ever Made Every 3D Movie Ever Made

Sony may have taken a beating over in their PlayStation 3 department, other arms of the Sony entertainment octopus has apparently been busy cataloging every 3D movie ever made in order to release a nifty infographic. While I’m not sure …

Sean Bean Gets Badass Reputation on Twitter Sean Bean Gets Badass Reputation on Twitter
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Veteran British actor and recent Game of Thrones star Sean Bean is currently gaining quite the reputation on Twitter. Today, a story came out about a Sunday night incident at a bar that involves all the elements of a real …

Comcast Customers to Get HD Skype Video Calls From Their TVs Comcast Customers to Get HD Skype Video Calls From Their TVs

Comcast and Skype have joined forces to bring customers HD video calling on their TVs. The two companies have entered a strategic partnership, which will allow Comcast customers to communicate with their friends and family through their TV via HD …

NBA Finals: The Mavericks Are The Toast of Ohio NBA Finals: The Mavericks Are The Toast of Ohio
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In case you’re wondering about the connection here, social media and the Internet in general reacted in spectacular fashion to the NBA Finals, especially now that Dirk Nowitzki and Dallas Mavericks surprisingly defeated the LeBron James and the Miami Heat. …

Has Facebook Peaked? Has Facebook Peaked?
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To be clear, this isn’t an “Is Facebook dead?” piece. Obviously Facebook is far from dead, and has become integrated in many facets of our lives, and will likely become integrated in more. In fact, just a few days ago, …

Michele Bachmann, Mitt Romney Win GOP Debate According to Likester Michele Bachmann, Mitt Romney Win GOP Debate According to Likester
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The first Republican Presidential Debate to feature all of the candidates was held last night in New Hampshire. Two notable things happened last night – It was the debate premiere of early front-runner Mitt Romney and Congresswoman Michele Bachmann used …

Google Shines Solar Power On Homeowners Google Shines Solar Power On Homeowners
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Perhaps the “G” in “Google” should stand for “green” because it’s clear the company is a big supporter of the environmental movement. The Google Green site/FAQ is an obvious indicator of said support. More recently, news about one of Google’s …

The World of Reality TV Blogging with Reality Steve The World of Reality TV Blogging with Reality Steve

While many people really love reality TV, few can say that they write about it as a job. Steve Carbone, better known on the internet as “Reality Steve,” is one of the few. For a few years he’s been providing …